sometime this morning. an underground electrical cable sparked the fire early sunday morning. that knocked out power to parts of little italy. the fire happened at the corner of fawn and high streets. about 120 customers were left in the dark making it a tough day of business for many restaurants in the area. some even had to close their doors. >> in the mid-midst of recession, recession, a transformer fire, it's not the best way to sort of continue business but hey, football was on tonight. we're all watching that anyway, too. it was not going to be a terribly busy night i don't think but no way to tell. we're most concerned about saving our perishables. >> reporter: again, bge crews have been working to get the power back on. until they are finished the work expect road closures in the area of fawn and high streets in little italy. again, the hope is to get the power back on to everyone in the area sometime this morning. we're live this little italy, linda so, abc2 news.